Feeding Bottle or Filler

Object Name: 
Feeding Bottle or Filler

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Object Name: 
Feeding Bottle or Filler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.1.48
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.2 cm, Diam (max): 6.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 100-299
Credit Line: 
Gift of I. C. Elston, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green. Blown and applied; spout formed by inflating and stretching blob of molten glass applied to wall. Feeding bottle or filler with roughly globular body. Funnel mouth with tubular lip made by folding in and down; neck cylindrical, slightly wider at bottom than at top; base plain, with low kick; faint trace of pontil mark. At greatest diameter of body, applied spout, which is fairly wide at point of attachment, but narrows rapidly. Two continuous horizontal trails: one immediately below lip and other on lower neck; both have overlapping ends. Glass has bubbles up to 0.3 cm across.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elston, I. C. Jr., Source
1954-09-07
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 150, 229, #1153; BIB# 58895